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Elizabeth Kenny is one of Europe’s leading lute players. Equally at home in solo. chamber music and the opera house, she combines a love of the lute repertoire with a flair for imaginative collaborations that enrich an unusually varied performing life.

‘incandescent’ – Music and Vision

‘radical’ – Independent on Sunday

‘indecently beautiful’ – Toronto Post

‘the peerless lutenist Elizabeth Kenny’ – The Guardian

 

Latest Release

17th Century Playlist – Ed Lyon & Theatre of the Ayre

 

News

Nicola Benedetti: from Decca to Edinburgh via Battersea

Check out this trailer for the new Vivaldi CD, recorded in Battersea Arts Centre last December, where we returned last week, with real people in the audience!  A fabulous experience. The Times liked it too,  every triumph of Benedetti was matched by the triumphs of her eight specialist colleagues, all experts in performing baroque music …

Cubaroque at Baroque at the Edge

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnoBbLnEccY Catch the soulful Nicholas Mulroy and guitars/theorbo from Toby Carr and myself playing music from Latin America by Silvio Rodrigues, Caetano Velosa and Vicor Jara alongside Monteverdi, Purcel and Jose Marin. Festival films available until March 31st http://www.baroqueattheedge.co.uk/ The Festival without walls, to enjoy in lockdown.  There’s a paradox. 

Blog Post in The Enormity of Now

Here’s a piece I wrote as lockdown eased and we ventured out in our masks. Blog on the future of the arts; Devillishly Grand curating a variety of ideas and stories. https://www.theenormityofnow.co.uk/blog/blowing-the-door-wide-open